My writing blog at DeeScribe Writing where I provide writing tips every Tuesday, talk about what I’m working on and share the writer’s life.
Teaching Authors is a site full of great tips and activities for writers of all ages.
It is run by six children’s book authors with a wide range (and many years of experience) teaching writing to children, teens and adults.
They also have a special page just for competitions for young writers. Find it here. Please note that the links provided by Teaching Authors on their “Markets For Young Writers” page are provided as a resource and do not indicate an endorsement of any of the sites or their programs.
The Book Chook blog shares snippets from the wonderful world and words of kids’ literacy, learning and literature.
It is run by Susan Stephenson, writer, editor, teacher and book reviewer. Susan is passionate about helping kids write and she loves to find and share useful educational resources with parents, teachers and librarians.. The Book Chook has great writing tips and activities on the ‘writing’ page of her blog.
Alphabet Soup is the print magazine for kids aged 6 to 12 who love books and creative writing.
The magazine’s blog features author/illustrator interviews, children’s writing competitions around Australia, writing tips, book reviews for kids (and often reviews by kids!), a themed activities page, news about book events, and an occasional peek into what’s going on behind the scenes of the magazine.
PASS IT ON – is the weekly Australian networking e-zine for everyone and anyone interested in the Children’s Book Industry.
At less than $1.00 per week PIO keeps you up to date with current industry news such as writing competitions, relevant workshops,publishers seeking manuscripts, special events, opportunities, book reviews, useful books, websites and blogs. PIO is a place to learn your craft, a place to ask questions and a place to get to know fellow Children’s Book lovers.
If you’re starting out or if you would like to feel more connected PASS IT ON is for you.
Buzz Words e-zine provides illustrators and writers for children with writing tips, competitions, opportunities, markets, interviews and more. Buzz Words Books (www.buzzwordsmagazine.blogspot.com ) hosts blog tours and features reviews of children’s and YA books.
If you have a website for young writers or know of a great link, please let me know and I’ll add it to this site. Email Dee *At*deescribe*Dot*com*Dot*au